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  • Cabinet committee gives go-ahead for sale of Services International Hotel in Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP) on Thursday gave the Privatisation Commission (PC) the go-ahead to proceed with the sale of Services International Hotel (SIH) property in Lahore...

    The PC had presented a summary regarding the approval of the reserve price for the privatisation of SIH which is centrally located in Upper Mall Lahore and spread over an area of more than 15 kanals...

  • Privatisation Commission auctions Lahore hotel for Rs1.951bn

    ISLAMABAD: The Privatisation Commission on Thursday auctioned the Services International Hotel in Lahore at the highest bid of Rs1...

    Only two bidders participated in the auction and a renowned real estate developer of Lahore, Faisal Town Pvt Ltd, emerged successful, according to an official announcement...

  • Entrepreneurs keen to invest in Karachi, says Iraqi ambassador

    KARACHI: Iraqi Ambassador in Pakistan Dr Ali Yasin Mohammad Kareem has said there is a lot of attraction and opportunities for investment in Sindh, particularly in Karachi, and Iraqi entrepreneurs are keen to make investment in the metropolis...

    The ambassador said that like other countries of the world, Iraq also conceded that peace was restored and law and order improved in Pakistan...

  • Case filed against 5 men for assaulting girl at hotel in Karachi's DHA

    A first information report (FIR) has been registered against five men accused of assaulting a girl at a hotel in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) in Karachi, police officials said on Monday...

    According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi South Javed Akbar Riaz, the incident took place on October 29 at a four-star hotel where the girl went with a friend...

  • Retired army officer commits suicide in Karachi's hotel, say police

    KARACHI: A retired army officer was reportedly found dead in a hotel room in the city’s downtown area on Thursday, police officials claim that the officer committed suicide...

    The Station House Officer (SHO) of Artillery Maidan police station Abdul Ghaffar said that a retired army officer of major rank, Imran Jawed aged 55, was found dead inside his room in Mehran Hotel...

  • 12 killed in fire at Karachi's Regent Plaza hotel

    At least 12 people were killed and 75 others injured when a huge fire erupted at Karachi's Regent Plaza hotel early Monday, police and a doctor said...

    The blaze broke out in the kitchen located at the ground floor of the four-star hotel located on the city's Shahrah-i-Faisal, and swept through the building, trapping scores of hotel guests in their rooms...

  • Five doctors among 12 dead in Karachi hotel blaze

    KARACHI: Twelve people, including five doctors, were killed and over 80 others injured in a fire that broke out in the Regent Plaza Hotel located on the arterial Sharea Faisal on Monday, police and rescuers said...

    Officials said that the fire broke out at 3am in the hotel kitchen located on the ground floor...

  • Capt Safdar arrested from Karachi hotel, says Maryam

    PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz on Monday said that her husband retired Captain Mohammad Safdar was arrested by police from the hotel they were staying at in Karachi, a day after he raised slogans at the Quaid's mausoleum before the Pakistan Democratic Movement's (PDM) second power show at Bagh-i-Jinnah...

    "Police broke my room door at the hotel I was staying at in Karachi and arrested Capt Safdar," Maryam said via tweet...

  • Vehari has got ‘tea house’ of its own

    Built on the pattern of Lahore’s Pak Tea House, the facility promises to afford people an opportunity to pursue literary activities and budding writers and poets in particular will be encouraged to be part of intellectual discussions...

    Deputy Commissioner Ali Akbar Bhatti told Dawn that the Vehari Tea House had been constructed at Vehari Club...

  • Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has sent a latest automatic tea-processing plant to Pakistan as a gift in recognition of the country’s tea-growing efforts...

    Talking to journalists on Friday, National Tea and High Value Crops Research Institute Director Dr Farrukh Siyar Hamid said the plant has arrived in Karachi and currently paperwork is being done for its release...

  • Potential for local tea production

    A research institute of Mansehra district has found that Pakistan has great potential for producing both black and green tea...

    The research was aimed at increasing local tea output so that Pakistan’s dependence on the commodity’s imports could be reduced which stand at around Rs31 billion...

  • FICTION: TEA FOR TWO

    The Tea Girl from Hummingbird Lane takes us into the culturally rich world of the Akha tribe from Nannuo Mountain, where Li-yan lives with her family: her parents, her three brothers and their families...

    Li-yan’s A-ma, the most respected woman in the village because of her midwifery skills, introduces young Li-yan to her trade, and at the same time bequeaths her a secret grove of ancient tea trees dating back hundreds of years; a...

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